Trapping Regulations

Trapping and Selling of Live Fox

The following conditions must be met to trap and sell live fox:

  1. You must have a commercial trapping license.
  2. Live fox may be taken from the wild only during open trapping season.
  3. Live fox may be sold only to licensed commercial fox preserves or licensed commercial fox breeders. No additional permit beyond a commercial trapping license is needed to trap and sell live fox.
  4. Live fox may be held by licensed trappers for up to five days, but no longer.
  5. No live fox may be possessed five days following the close of trapping season.
  6. Trappers holding live fox must comply with O.C.G.A. 27-5-6 regarding the humane handling, care, confinement and transportation of wild animals.

If you have any questions, contact you local WRD region office or call the Special Permit office at 770-761-3044.


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